Traditional village makes about 468,600 Chung cakes before Tet
Tranh Khuc village in Hanoi’s Thanh Tri district is estimated to make about 468,600 banh chung (square glutinous rice cake) ahead of the 2018 Lunar New Year.
Members of a family in Tranh Khuc village make banh chung together
Main ingredients are glutinous rice, pork, and green beans wrapped square in broad-blade leaves that will give the rice a green color after about 12 hours' boiling
The process of making banh chung requires the joint work of several people
The process of making banh chung is an opportunity for the family’s reunion